Tax Technical - Associate Director

Bristol, United Kingdom

Tax Technical - Associate Director

Bristol, United Kingdom

The Business

Join us in Bristol as a Technical Associate Director

  • We're looking for a Technical Associate Director to join our Private Banking Operations team where you'll be part of a team responsible for the successful production of the annual client tax reporting for our clients
  • Your role will be crucial to the success of the client tax reporting department and ultimately the provision of an exceptional client service
  • At Coutts, we offer modern banking based on traditional values, so although our name may be steeped in history, our products and services are very much for today

What you'll do

As Technical Associate Director, you’ll be responsible for supporting the maintenance, testing and production work streams within the tax department to produce the annual client tax reports. Staying abreast of any legislative changes, you’ll continually review the testing processes and tax documentation to ensure they are appropriate and fit for purpose.

You'll also be:

  • Using your tax skills to provide technical support for the testing of new investments to ensure correct reporting for UK tax purposes
  • Providing instrumental support to tax technical projects and delivery as required
  • Managing and supervising the risks which exist in the business area, ensuring mechanisms are in place to identify, report, and mitigate risk within a defined risk appetite
  • Assisting with the timely and concise communication of budgetary and legislative updates

The skills you'll need

To be successful in this role, you’ll need extensive experience working in a personal tax environment or a professional tax qualification ideally ATT, CTA or ACA. You’ll also need to possess excellent communication skills, you’ll be confident influencing and managing stakeholders. 

You'll also need:

  • To be proficient at multitasking and managing your own workload
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At Coutts, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

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